May 5, 2014 /
Steven E. Matzker, Jennifer Gonzalez
Pulitzer Center student fellows Steven Matzker and Jennifer Gonzalez receive two Illinois Press Photographers Association prizes.
April 2, 2014 / Untold Stories
Anup Kaphle
Lack of opportunities at home has led thousands of young Nepalis to leave the country for low-skill jobs in the wealthy countries of the Persian Gulf.
March 27, 2014 / The Washington Post
Anup Kaphle
Thousands of Nepalis leave behind their families to find better-paying jobs in Gulf countries. While some workers have found success abroad, others have only suffered immense pain.
November 1, 2011 / GlobalPost
Hanna Ingber
In Nepal, activist groups are working with the government to keep young women in school by helping them avoid early marriage.
October 31, 2011 / GlobalPost
Hanna Ingber
Child marriages are common in Nepal, particularly among the poor. But the practice carries with it devastating consequences for young girls’ health and well-being.
October 10, 2011 / The Washington Post
Kem Knapp Sawyer
Millions of children from around the world celebrated Global Handwashing Day, an effort to raise awareness about importance of good hygiene.
Sanani Balami works in the fields near her home.
September 27, 2011 / Huffington Post
Anna Tomasulo
Early marriage is still a common practice in Nepal and for women, this often means the end of their education and the beginning of life working in the fields.
Orphanage in Nepal. Nepal, 2011.
September 12, 2011 / Untold Stories
Habiba Nosheen
After reports of fraudulent adoption practices, new U.S policy has suspended adoption of Nepalese children, leaving them and their adoptive parents in limbo.
August 15, 2011 / Untold Stories
Hanna Ingber
Roads, buildings, and police posts were destroyed in the Dolakha district of Nepal during the Maoist insurgency. But the area has now begun to show improvements in infrastructure and healthcare.
August 12, 2011 / Untold Stories
Anna Tomasulo
Women who consider themselves feminists in Nepal are often looked down upon because their ideas don't conform with traditional values.
August 8, 2011 / Untold Stories
Hanna Ingber
Journalists trek through mountains to interview a young mother of three who married at age fourteen. Later they board a bus for the return trip–quickly discovering it is "a horrible decision."
August 8, 2011 / Untold Stories
Anna Tomasulo
A reporting trip to explore the effects of child marriage on maternal mortality leads reporters from the traffic-clogged streets of Kathmandu to the lush mountains of the Dolakha region.
July 29, 2011
Hanna Ingber, Anna Tomasulo
In Nepal, child marriage affects every aspect of a girl’s life, from her education prospects to her physical and mental health to her chances for escaping poverty.